Dengue worldwide overview

Situation update, 24 August 2022

In 2022, and as of 24 August, 2 597 067 cases and 2 065 deaths have been reported. Most cases have been reported from Brazil (1 910 657), Vietnam (145 536), Philippines (82 597), Indonesia (68 903), and Peru (57 469). Most deaths have been reported from Brazil (774), Vietnam (53), Philippines (319), Indonesia (640), and Peru (72). Since the previous update published in week 30 2022, 239 877 new cases and 334 new deaths have been reported.

Countries with most cases
Brazil
Locally acquired cases in continental Europe
Three autochthonous cases have been reported in France in 2022.
High risk of transmission in continental Europe
environmental conditions are favourable to vector activity and virus replication

Geographical distribution of dengue cases reported worldwide, June to August 2022

Geographical distribution of dengue cases reported worldwide, June to August 2022
Geographical distribution of dengue cases reported worldwide

Detailed overview

Europe

France: In 2022, and as of 24 August, three autochthonous cases have been reported in France. The first case was confirmed in Perpignan on 29 July 2022. The second case was reported in Fayence on 8 August 2022 and the third case was reported in Andrest on 18 August 2022. All three cases have recovered. According to Santé publique France, there is no epidemiological connection between the cases.

Americas and the Caribbean

In 2022, and as of 23 August, the WHO Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) reported 2 141 240 dengue cases, including 1 053 420 confirmed cases and 927 associated deaths, in the Americas. The five countries reporting most cases are: Brazil ( 1 910 657), Peru (57 469), Colombia (38 844), Nicaragua (37 369), and Ecuador (12 645). This is an increase of 149 504 cases and 66 deaths since 26 July 2022.

All four dengue virus serotypes (DENV 1, DENV 2, DENV 3, and DENV 4) are currently circulating in the Americas. The figures for each country of the Americas region can be found on the PAHO Health Information Platform.

Dengue fever surveillance indicators are at low levels or even zero in the French Antilles (Guadeloupe, Martinique, Saint-Martin, and Saint-Barthélemy).

Asia

Afghanistan: In 2022, and as of 13 August, 77 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 55 cases since 9 July 2022.

Bangladesh: In 2022, and as of 14 August, 11 043 cases, including 7 687 confirmed cases and 22 deaths, have been reported. This is an increase of 4 370 cases and 14 deaths since 26 July 2022. There has been a recent upsurge in dengue transmission in Rohinga refugee camps in Cox's Bazar district that significantly exceeds expected seasonal trends. According to WHO, as of 24 July 2022, a total of 7 687 cases and six deaths have been reported, with 93% (7178) of the cumulative number of cases being reported since the start of the surge at the end of May 2022.

Cambodia: In 2022, and as of 14 July, 3 322 cases and nine deaths have been reported. China: In 2022, and as of 31 May, five cases and no deaths have been reported.

India: In 2022, and as of 31 May, 10 172 cases and three deaths have been reported.

Indonesia: In 2022, and as of 22 August, 68 903 cases and 640 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 16 590 cases and 192 deaths since 9 July 2022.

Laos: In 2022, and as of 31 July, 13 621 cases and 14 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 7 228 cases and four deaths since 14 July 2022.

Malaysia: In 2022, and as of 13 August, 33 911 cases and 22 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 7 491 cases and three deaths since 14 July 2022.

Maldives: In 2022, and as of 31 May, 344 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Nepal: In 2022, and as of 21 August, 695 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 463 cases since 24 July 2022.

Oman: According to media quoting health authorities, in 2022, and as of 7 April, 76 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Pakistan: In 2022, and as of 20 August, 1 807 cases, including 875 confirmed cases and no deaths, have been reported. This is an increase of 932 cases since 4 July 2022.

The Philippines: In 2022, and as of 16 July, 82 597 cases and 319 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 17 800 cases and 45 deaths since 25 June 2022.

Singapore: In 2022, and as of 20 August, 24 939 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 3 589 cases since 25 July 2022.

Sri Lanka: In 2022, and as of 22 August, 40 791 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 8 387 cases since 25 July 2022.

Thailand: In 2022, and as of 19 August, 13 640 cases and no deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 4 980 cases since 19 July 2022.

Timor-Leste: In 2022, and as of 27 May, 4 985 cases and 56 deaths have been reported.

Vietnam: In 2022, and as of 6 August, 145 536 cases and 53 deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 42 103 cases and 16 deaths since 14 July 2022.

Africa

Côte d'Ivoire: In 2022, and as of 19 March, 12 confirmed cases and one death have been reported.

Kenya: In 2022, and as of 28 April, 33 cases, including 32 confirmed cases and no deaths have been reported. Réunion: In 2022, and as of 18 August, 1 169 cases and no deaths have been reported.

São Tomé and Príncipe: In 2022, and as of 7 August, 931 cases and two deaths have been reported. This is an increase of 263 cases and one death since 21 June 2022.

Australia and the Pacific

Australia: In 2022, and as of 14 July, 66 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Cook Islands: In 2022, and as of 28 May, three cases and no deaths have been reported. Fiji: In 2022, and as of 16 May, 1 960 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Micronesia (Federated States of): In 2022, and as of 4 June, 16 cases and no deaths have been reported. New Caledonia: In 2022, and as of 30 June, one confirmed case and no deaths have been reported.

Palau: In 2022, and as of 14 July, 22 cases and no deaths have been reported. Samoa: In 2022, and as of 12 February, five cases and no deaths have been reported.

Solomon Islands: In 2022, and as of 7 May, 34 cases and no deaths have been reported. Vanuatu: In 2022, and as of 16 June, 39 cases and no deaths have been reported.

Wallis and Futuna: In 2022, and as of 16 June, 21 cases and no deaths have been reported.

 

N.B: The data presented in this report originate from several sources, both official public health authorities and non-official sources such as news media. Data completeness depends on the availability of reports from surveillance systems and their accuracy, which varies between countries. All data should be interpreted with caution as there may be areas of under-reporting; reported figures may not reflect the actual epidemiological situation. Please note that case definitions may differ between countries and comparisons should be made with caution.